Oakland has many distinct and charming neighborhoods for home buyers to choose from.
Some of the neighborhoods in Oakland include:
Fruitvale Oakland is currently building a "transit village" around the Fruitvale BART station which will include more housing, new offices, a larger parking lot, and senior and child care centers.
Sequoyah Hills located above 580 between Keller and Golf Links with the top at Skyline Blvd. The HOA has a web site
Sequoyah Homes.Org Just a few of these homes were built by Eichler Homes.
Adoms Point is located just above Lake Merritt below 580 and between Grand Ave and Oakland Ave. It is made up of a mixture of condos, apartments, duplexes and diverse single family homes. Some history about Adams Point is at this page.
Crocker Highlands features including quaint tree-lined streets, a wide diversity of architecture designed homes from the 20s, 30s and 40s, and easy access to freeways and BART. Convenient location within minutes to shopping,
Oakland's Rockridge, located on border of Oakland and Berkeley, offers an upscale, yuppie feel with old world European charm with its boutiques, markets and gourmet restaurants with easy access to the BART station.
In the West Oakland, North Oakland, East Oakland up into the foothill contail the Grand Lake, Lakeshore-Trestle Glen, Glenview, Lincoln Heights, Laurel, Redwood Heights, Maxwell Park, Eastmont, and Millsmont neighborhoods, and in the high hills communities include North Hills, Hiller Highlands, Upper Rockridge, Montclair, Ridgemont, Grass Valley neighborhoods. Several flatland neighborhoods are considered trendy and are gentrifying rapidly are Temescal, Piedmont Ave., Lake Merritt. areas. Downtown neighborhoods include the Loft District, the Waterfront, Old Oakland, Chinatown, and Uptown neighborhoods.
Jack London Square offers an array of shops, restaurants around the water front. Lake Merritt adds even more to Oakland's downtown with picnic sites, Children's Fairyland Park, boating, jogging trails and the evening it is lit up all the way around the lake. Some history about Lake Merritt.
Zip Codes in Oakland Include 94601,94602,94603,94604,94605, 94606, 94607,94608, 94609, 94610, 94611, 94612, 94619
Tucked up against the San Leandro hills is an enclave of homes known as Sheffield Village built in 1939. children attend San Leandro Schools.
Sheffield Village is in Oakland, but the Kids attend San Leandro Schools. Sheffield Village is located north of Bay-O-Vista and east of I-580, against the hills and residents there feel a kind of kinship to San Leandro.